University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:29-128-2566
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Italian
Provenience: Mediterranean
Manufacture Location: Italy
Maker: Morelli
Period: Neoclassical
Date Made: 1739-1835 AD
Early Date: 1739
Late Date: 1835
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Sard
Gold
Technique:Cameo
Iconography:Prince
Cardinal
Height: 4.1 cm
Width: 3 cm
Credit Line:Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904
Other Number:2566 - Sommerville Gem Number
632 - Vermeule Number (Sommerville Gems)

Description

Vermeule: Sard. Cameo. (Gold Setting) Bust of a prince of the church facing left. Signed MORELLI (1739-1835). Neo-Classic.


Current & Past Exhibitions:

Cameo and Intaglio: Engraved Gems from the Sommerville Collection (30 Nov 1956 - 31 Mar 1957) View Objects in Exhibition

Bibliography:

[Book] Berges, Dietrich. 2011. Höchste Schönheit und einfache Grazie. Klassizistische Gemmen und Kameen der Sammlung Maxwell Sommerville im University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology, Philadelphia PA.. Rahden. Verlag Marie Leidorf GMbH. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 292, fig. 248, pl. 387View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Book] Vermeule, Cornelius C. 1956. The Sommerville Gem Collection of the University Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology.. University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: no. 632View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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